What is Senior Fellow Andrea Gurney working on?
In addition to teaching upper-division psychology courses at Westmont, Andrea has a private practice in the community where she works with individuals, couples, and families. (More information: www.DrAndreaGurney.com)
Andrea speaks frequently in the greater Santa Barbara area, and her most recent talks include: Wired for Love: The Importance of early Attachment; Raising Emotionally Intelligent Children; And the Beat Goes On: Nurturing our Marriages amidst the Parenting Years; Growing Gratitude in our Homes and Community; And Now there are Three: Maintaining Healthy Marital Relationships; Storm and Stress:Ten Tips for Navigating the Teen Years; From External to Internal: Setting Boundaries with Children; Timely Reminders for Parents of all ages and Stages.
Andrea’s most recent published works include “Counseling Psychology” in Encyclopedia of Sciences and Religions and “Object Relations and Spirituality: Revisiting a Clinical Dialogue” (with Steven Rogers) in the Journal of Clinical Psychology, 63, 1-17.
In 2014, she presented the paper The Science of Gratitude: Physical, Psychological, Spiritual and Pedagogical Benefits of Practicing Gratitude (Milner, C., Wilson, J, & Gurney, A.G.) at the Christian Society for Kinesiology and Leisure Studies at Messiah College, Mechanicsburg, PA.